MSE 455 - Macromolecular Solids

Description
Mechanical behavior of amorphous and semi-crystalline polymers; overview of polymer structure and characterization; polymer morphology; orientation effects, rubber elasticity, polymer linear viscoelasticity using Boltzmann superposition and mechanical models; measurement of viscoelastic properties; relaxation and transitions; polymeric yield phenomena and plastic flow; deformation mechanisms; fracture and craze formation; impact and fatigue. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: MSE 450.
Credits
3
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Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017
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